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Eric Thomas ROONEY

Regimental number3462
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressRingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Victor Thomas Rooney, Mullum Road, Ringwood, Victoria
Previous military service48th Infantry
Enlistment date27 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 April 1918
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row G, Grve No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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